Lady Bulldogs Defeat Waubay-Summit
The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team took care of business at Waubay-Summit and returned with a 3-0 victory on Tuesday, September 17. Milbank’s record improved to 3-6. “Waubay-Summit struggled and had difficulty on defense,” said MHS coach Nancy Hoeke. “Our hitters kept them on their heels.” Milbank took nearly half... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Served a Loss by Sisseton
The Lady Bulldogs struggled with their serving and suffered a 3-0 loss to their rival, the Sisseton Redmen, in a road game on September 12. Milbank’s record dropped to 2-6 with the loss. Milbank ended the match with 42-53 serving for 79 percent. “Our serving percentage was not good,”... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Take Seventh at Montevideo
The Lady Bulldogs volleyball team secured a seventh-place finish at the Montevideo, MInnesota tournament on Saturday, September 6. Milbank won their final match of the day against Ashby, Minnesota, in their placing match. “We were the only South Dakota school at this tournament,” said Lady Bulldog head coach Nancy... Read more
Milbank Extends Match with Webster Area
The Milbank Lady Bulldogs pushed their high school volleyball matchup with the Webster Area Bearcats to five sets on Thursday, September 5. The locals gave all they had, but eventually fell 3-2 in the contest. “I really like to see that we are competitive and keep working and battling,”... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Defeat Deuel
The Milbank Lady Bulldogs secured their first win of the high school volleyball season by defeating the Deuel Cardinals 3-0 on Tuesday, September 3, at the Milbank Armory. Milbank moved to 1-1 with the victory. “It definitely feels good to get that first win,” expressed Lady Bulldog head coach... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Battle Tough Roncalli Team
The Milbank Lady Bulldogs battled the Aberdeen Roncalli Cavaliers on Thursday, August 29, to open the high school volleyball season. They suffered a 3-1 loss on their home court. “Roncalli has a good team,” stated Milbank head coach Nancy Hoeke. “We competed hard and pushed ourselves.” Milbank came away... Read more
Lady Bulldogs Get Set for First Volleyball Match Thursday
The Milbank Lady Bulldogs high school volleyball team kick off their season tomorrow night, Thursday, August 29, when they host their Northeast Conference rival, Aberdeen Roncalli. Five seniors will be looked upon to lead the locals this year. Jaecy Engebretson led the team in aces, kills, and assists last... Read more
Cummins and Engebretson Selected for NEC All-Conference Volleyball Team
Senior Gabbi Cummins and junior Jaecy Engebretson have been selected for the 2018 NEC All-Conference Volleyball Team. Gabbi is the daughter of Adam and Jessica Cummins. Jaecy is the daughter of Jared and Amanda Engebretson. The MHS students join 13 other female athletes: Jaydyn Tegantvoort of Deuel; Jennie Doeden... Read more
Volleyball Triumphs Over Tiospa Zina
The Milbank girls volleyball team went on the road to Tiospa Zina to play the final game of their regular season on October 23. The Lady Bulldogs team defeated the Wambdi in three sets at: 25-11, 25-23, and 25-16. MHS Coach Nancy Hoeke said, “We were able to get... Read more
Tigers Bite Bulldogs in Volleyball
The Lady Bulldogs played the final home match of their regular volleyball season on Friday, October 19. Their opponent, Groton, came to play and played to win. The Tigers defeated Milbank in three of four sets; 25-22, 17-25, 16-25, 24-26. Coach Nancy Hoeke said, “The first set we got... Read more